A Seminole County firefighter shot and killed a 24-year-old girl prior to taking his personal lifestyles outdoor a house in Titusville on Thursday morning, in step with police.
In an unsigned remark, the Titusville Police Department known the slain girl as Haley Friedel.
The firefighter, 32-year-old Gregory DePietro, had labored on the Seminole County Fire Department since October 2018, “was in good standing” and served on a specialised workforce enthusiastic about hazardous fabrics and “technical rescue,” SCFD Chief Matt Kinley mentioned in a remark.
“This is a tragic and devastating loss for the family of Haley Friedel and the family of Greg DePietro,” Kinley mentioned, declining to remark at the investigation. “All the men and women in our Fire Department mourn the losses of these two individuals during this difficult time.”
Titusville officials have been referred to as to Friedel’s house on Lakeview Hills Avenue about 7 a.m. Thursday, TPD mentioned, arriving to seek out Friedel within a car within the driveway with “apparent fatal gunshot wounds.”
DePietro used to be at the house’s garden, additionally wounded, police mentioned. He used to be taken to a space health facility and pronounced lifeless about 10:15 a.m.
Investigators decided DePietro arrived on the house, parked at once in the back of Friedel, fired more than one pictures into her driving force’s aspect window, killing her, then became the gun on himself, the police remark mentioned.
The Titusville Police Department remark didn’t divulge any purpose for the plain murder-suicide, or the proper nature of DePietro and Friedel’s dating, instead of they “were known to each other.”
The case stays below investigation.
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